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's review that harshly criticized the state department, and what the obama administration is going to beef up security at u.s. facilities worldwide. >> congressional republicans have accused the obama administration of ignoring signs of deteriorating security and libya. >> developing news this morning, fire fighters are still on the scene of a fire in a vacant chicago warehouse. this is new video into kron 4. you concede that the flames rising from the top of the building as plums of smoke rose into the sky. on the left you can also see just how cold is there. the fire department says about a third of the city's fire vehicles were battling the fire. no injuries are reported. it's >> this morning a man is in custody after he was seen is shining a laser in a television news helicopter. it the same chopper that you see here in the morning on kron4. this is video from our helicopter partnership with abc 7 news, which was on assignment over oakland monday night. with their camera recording, the helicopter is repeatedly hit by a red laser beam coming from a home somewhere below. in this case, sk
is hitting the road today to promote and control. he is visiting richmond va with other obama administration of the officials in virginia senator sam catim kane. the bisn will hold a roundtable discussion with experts who worked on gun safety after 2007 shooting and at bridging attack. i said yesterday as more concerned with limiting the number of rounds of a gun magazine and banning assault was of weapons. >> and >> tail tomorrow local authorities are holding an anonymous gun buyback you bet. anyone can give up their weapons, no questions asked, to receive up to $100 cash for handguns, shotgun or rifle. $200 cash to be given for the assault weapon. it is happening tomorrow at the san mateo county but said there from 10:00 until 2:00 p.m.. it has been two years since tahrir square was at the center of our revolution for egypt. today, protesters are back in the spotlight. federal investigators are on board the dreamliner investigation. information on the problem they are trying to solve. get beautyrest, posturepedic, even tempur-pedic mattress sets at low clearance prices. save even more on f
an online petition asking the obama administration to declare the monday after the super bowl a federal holiday. organizers of the petition say a post-super bowl holiday would honor the popular event and result in a more productive workplace on the following tuesday. they are helping to get the signatures needed for consideration by the white house. to see the petition you go to our website at ktvu.com under "web links." of our coverage from new orleans starts tomorrow when the 49ers are set to arave in the big ease. ktvu sports anchor joes he fonzi and mark ibaÑez and ken wayne and former san francisco 49er bubba paris join him next week. we'll be the only local station with a live postgame show immediately following the super bowl. >>> this evening sunnies, shi'ites, christians and jews gathered in san francisco to celebrate the birthday of the prophet muhammad. the celebration was held tonight at islamic cultural center of northern california of the organizers of the event say it's important that people from different faiths come together to learn more about each other. >> the sect
the obama administration change? why lift the ban now? and what's the real story about carrying all that heavy equipment? >>> last stand. secretary hillary clinton, filled with fiery emotion in her last appearance before congress. >> what difference at this point does it make? >> the indignation. and then, the tears in her eyes. >> i put my arms around the mothers and fathers and the wives left alone to raise their children. >>> frozen solid. a nation so cold, a worker 200 feet above ground is rescued, unable to get down. so cold out there, a banana turns into a hammer. >>> and, in his own words. manti te'o with katie couric. his first on-camera interview after the hoax. >> this girl, who i committed myself to, died on september 12th.
department. i take it very seriously. >> reporter: ron johnson accused the obama administration of covering up the nature of the attack in the weeks following the assault. >> we were misled that there were supposed tow proefrts and something sprang -- protests and something sprang out of that. and that was easily ascertained that that was not the facts. and the american people could have known that within days. >> with all due respect, the fact is we had four dead americans. was it because of a protest or guys out for a walk one night who decided they'd go kill some americans? what difference at this point does it make? it is our job to figure out what happened and do everything we can to prevent it from happening again, senator. >> reporter: she focused her testimony on her efforts to fix the security issues at the state department. while security costs have gone up, congress has refused requests for more money and cut the state department's budget. john mccain, a critic of the administration's response to the attacks said clinton's answers were unsatisfactory. >> the american people and t
and request asking questions about the obama administration's plans to tackle the issue of gun violence. among those in the chat room today, parents, educators and a lot of questions about how the vice president's personal views on gun ownership jived with their hopes of curbing gun vie lechbls he answered that one right away. >> and so my view is that it is totally a guarantee not negotiable that i'm able to own a weapon for sporting purposes as well as my own protection. but there should be rational limits on the type of weapon i can own. >> reporter: as for guns in schools, he could see putting an officer in a school, armed or unarmed, depending how parents and teachers feel. mr. bind also went on to say woe support researcher into whether or not video games contribute to violent breeze i have or. the chat lasted a little more than half an hour. diane? >> thanks a lot, scott. >>> it is official today, outgoing defense secretary leon panetta lifted the ban on women serving in combat positions. the move comes after a decade of war in afghanistan and iraq. more than 1,000 women were injured, 1
in benghazi, libya that killed four people. she also responded to criticism that the obama administration misled the public about who carried out the attack. >> the fact is, we had four dead americans! >> i understand. >> was it because of a protest or because of guys out for a walk some night who decided they would go kill some americans? what difference at this point does it make?! >> reporter: but some lawmakers were not satisfied with clinton's testimony. >> all these warnings, all these things -- we didn't have a single department of defense asset apparently available to come to the rescue. the american people and the families of these four brave americans still have not gotten the answers that they deserve. >> reporter: secretary of state hillary clinton was supposed to be here on capitol hill last month but postponed her testimony after suffering a concussion and developing a blood clot near her brain. clinton testified that the fbi has some promising leads into who carried out the attack. >> what they are trying to determine is how best to res
chris stevens. >> congressional republicans have accused the obama administration of ignoring signs of deteriorating security in libya. >> a 16 member panel called the sandy hook advisory commission, formed the best- after the connecticut school shooting will have its first meeting this week. >> the group will get updates on the shooting investigation and hear presentations from experts involved in the aftermath of the columbine and virginia tech tragedies. >> the group includes public safety mental health experts. the goal is to come up with recommendations on school safety, a mental health and gun violence prevention. the group's initial report is due by march 15th. >> still ahead of the 49ers have done it again. making the sports illustrated cover for the second week. we will be taking a closer look at the new cover when the kron 4 morning news continues. >> the upper midwest is entering a fourth straight day of frigid temperatures. >> the bitter cold yesterday burst pipes and forced schools closed down. >> the national weather service says the cold as it got on monday was in emb
on the latest step in the obama administration's effort to pass new gun control legislation. >>> reporter: vice president joe biden is heading to virginia today to try to gain public support for president obama's gun control proposals. >> it's not about keeping bad guns out of the hands of good people. it's about keeping all guns out of the hands of bad people. >> reporter: on capitol hill thursday gun victims and law enforcement officers joined a group of democratic lawmakers as dianne feinstein announced her own bill which would eliminate high capacity magazines and ban assault weapons. >> military-style assault weapons have but one purpose, and in my view that's a military purpose. >> reporter: the lawmakers say the shooting at sandy hook elementary school shows that assault weapons need to be banned. >> a number of the police who came to newtown said to me, we could not have stopped that shooter even with the body armor we were wearing with that kind of assault weapon. >> reporter: but vice president biden downplayed the need for an assault weapons
in the direction of the white house to wish the obama administration success in passing tighter gun control laws. >> tens of thousands of protestors took to the streets of san francisco for the anniversary of legalizing abortion. pro-life protestors marched down market street from the civic center to justin herman plaza demanding roe v wade be turned over. a law student who testified before congress about contraception was a guest speaker. >> there is a more profound sight about access. about affordability and insurance coverage and making sure people especially in rural areas have access. >> i would like to see everyone question abortion more. they say it should be legal and safe they don't talk about rare. >> as many as 40,000 people attended the pro-life rally. it's the biggest antiabortion event on the west coast. >>> supreme court could weigh in on the health care law requiring employee insurance plans to cover the cost of contraceptions. dozens of lawsuits have been filed by charities saying the mandate violates their religious beliefs. antists say appeals courts have made conflicting ruli
korea's rockets to reach us all next year. all of this during president barack obama's administration and they have levied sanctions against their program. now on the test site, we have photographs of what they are showing, kyla campbell ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> senator john kerry is expected to face mostly friendly questioning when he testifies before the committee that he served on for the past four, he will appear before the foreign relations committee starting 7:00 our time and he is expected to be easily confirmed by his senate colleagues. >>> and a look into the sandy hook school shooting, the sandy hook advisory commission will talk about the similar shootings of colorado and newtown connecticut. they will talk about school safety, mental health and gun violence prevention by march 15th. >>> senator dianne fine stein will begin to fight for a ban on assault weapons. and in a few hours, she will introduce a new law which is designed to stop military assault weapons. the senator introduced a similar bill shortly after a mass shooting at a san francisco law firm. >>> some
number of felons who have actually amild to buy a gun. the obama administration to the best of my knowledge, has prosecuted virtually none of them. >> schieffer: but there are no background checks at gun shows. >> we already have a background check when you go to a regular gun dealer. a gun dealer who is at a gun show, in fact, does a background check. >> that's right. >> if he's an authorized dealer. all of those folks fill up on the the paperwork. it goes to the federal government-- don't hold me to this-- but i think there are 70,000 cases will of people who are convicted felons trying to buy a gun who was turned down. it's illegal to apply to buy a gun if you're a convicted felon. i think this administration has prosecutedly virtually none of them. so they already have the data. they were not doing anything with it. what i'm trying to say is there is a perennial desire photomake the innocent have a more complicated life because of the hand full who are the guilty rather than focusing on the guilty. >> schieffer: but you still have, at the end of the day you have these awful th
. >> reporter: republican ron johnson accused the obama administration of covering up the nature of the attack in the weeks following the assault. >> again, we were misled there were supposedly protests and that something sprang out of that, the assault spring out of that and we learned that that was not the fact and the american people counsel have known that within days. they did not know that. >> the fact is we had four dead americans. was it because of a protest or guys out on a walk because they decided to kill americans. what difference at this point does it make? it is our job to figure out what happened and do everything we can to prevent it from ever happening again, senator. >> reporter: clinton focused her testimony on her efforts to fix security issues at the state department. she pointed out that while security costs have gone up, congress has refused requests for more money and cut the state department budget. senator john mccain, a critic of the administration's response to the attacks, said clinton's answers were unsatisfactory. secretary clint
department. i take it very seriously. >> reporter: republican ron johnson accused the obama administration of covering up the nature of the attack in the weeks following the assault. >> we were misled that there were supposedly protests and then something sprang out of that, an assault sprang out of that. and that was easily ascertained that that was not the fact, and the american people could have known that within days and they didn't know that. >> with all due respect, the fact is we had four dead americans! was it because of a protest or was it because of guys out for a walk one night who decided they'd go kill some americans? what difference at this point does it make? it is our job to figure out what happened and do everything we can to prevent it from ever happening again, senator! >> reporter: clinton focused her testimony on her efforts to fix security issues at the state department. she pointed out that while security costs have gone up, congress has refused requests for more money and cut the state department budget. senator john mccain, a critic of the administration's response
today to promote gun control. he is visiting richmond, va. with other obamas a administration officials and virginia senator tim kaiane. the vice president will hold a roundtable discussion with that spurt to work on gun safety at the 2007 shooting of genentech. biden said his today that he is more concerned limiting the number of rounds in a gun magazines in banning assault weapons is there responsible for small offices of gun deaths. >> we carry the press conference realized his dream morning, when california's dianne feinstein is a new gun legislation that would allow 1 if the assault weapons and the request in belize. it is selling to the original assault weapons ban but does not have a sunset clause. at the original law did which expired in 2004. >> in san mateo tomorrow a part it will hold an anonymous gun buyback of it. anyone can give up their weapons, no questions asked, and receive up to 100 cash for a handgun, shotgun or rifle. to a of a schedule be given for the assault weapon. is having tomorrow at the san miguel county bid from 10:00 until 2:00 p.m.. >> of 49er 10 days awa
and sheriffs. it's part of the push by the obama administration for new policies to curb gun violence. president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton appeared together in an interview to talk about their unusual partnership. it was president obama's idea for the joint interview on "60 minutes." the president said he wanted the opportunity to publicly thank clinton for her service as secretary of state as she prepares to step down. >> i want the country to appreciate just what an extraordinary role she's played during the course of my administration, and a lot of successes we've had internationally have been because of her hard work. >> many people were surprised when president obama asked hillary clinton to be his secretary of state following their tough campaigning in the 2008 presidential primary. but in the interview, both president obama and secretary clinton said they have a close friendship. >>> 7:16. sonya so toe sonya so toe my so toe mayor will be -- sonia sotomayor will be here in the bay area. she's promoting her book that recounts her life all the way to the bench.
and sheriffs. this is all part of a push by the obama administration for new policies for curbing gun violence. after the connecticut school shootings. >>> president obama and sick tear of state medically clinton appearing to talk about their unusual partnership. >> i want the country to appreciate what an extraordinary row she. >> many people were surprised when president obama asked hilary clinton be secretary of state following their tough campaigning in the 2008 presidential campaign. but they now say they have a close relationship. >>> supreme court justiceson somewhere sotomayor will be in the bay area today. she is the first latino appointed to the high court. she is on tour to promote her book my beloved life. the event begins at noon at the harps theater in san francisco. it is sold out. >>> time now 6:17. the oakland a's got an early start to the baseball season with a big cheer from their fans. now that is a cheer. yesterday was the team's annual fan fest and it was sold out. the players posed for pictures. they signed autographs, chatted with their fans. tickets by the way for the
parents still live in piedmont. republicans say the obama administration ignored requests for more security. >> the dots here were connected ahead of time. the state department saw this risk coming. >> reporter: and senator ron johnson of wisconsin accused the administration of misleading the american public after the attack. >> again, we were misled there was supposedly protests and an assault sprang out of that and that was easily as certained that was not the fact and the american people could have known that within days and they he did not know that. >> with all due respect the fact is we had four dead americans. it was because of a protest or guys out for a walk one night who decide they would go kill some americans. what difference at this point does it make? it is our job to figure out what happened and do everything we have to prevent it from ever happening again, senator. >> a firey hillary clinton became tearful when talking about standing with the president as the bodies of the dead came home. >> i put my arms around the mothers and fathers, the sisters and brothers, the
the road to promote gun control. he is in richmond, va. with other obama administrative officials and virginia senator tim kaine . the vice-president will hold a roundtable discussion with experts who worked on gun safety after the 2007 shooting at virginia tech. biden said yesterday that he is more concerned with limiting the number of rounds and a gun magazines and banning assault weapons says they are responsible for small percentage of gun deaths. >> which carried the press conference for a live yesterday's, when california senator dianne feinstein introduced the new gun legislation. that would allow 158 assault weapon types and liquids to 10 bullets. it is similar to the original assault weapon ban. but doesn't have have a sunset clause as the original law bit which expired in 2004. >> san jose police are investigating its third homicide of the year. around 830 last night a man was reportedly stabbed several times near south side drive and hope street. the man was later pronounced dead at the hospital. police believe he was attacked by several suspects but the motive is uncle
quote very satisfying although no details were made public. the obama administration has taken a tough stand on decriminalizing marijuana. what federal prosecutors vowing to continue arresting people for pot violations. >>> the mayor of sacramento came out swinging with a new plan to try to stop the kings basketball team from moving to seattle. >> they do deserve an nba team at some point just not ours. >> flanked by a lot of fans in kings colors, mayor kevin johnson unveiled his plan to win strategy. major johnson says since last thursday 19 local donors and businesses have pledged $1 million each to become owners of the kings. he's also seeking a private equity partner. the current owner has reached an agreement with a group in in seattle to buy the kings. >> our backs are against the wall. they told us it wasn't going to happen. but each and every step along the way, as long as there's time on the clock our community always finds a way to stand for it. >> reporter: johnson's plan also includes a new downtown arena. >>> a college shooting that injured three people began with an argum
the debt ceiling for three months, the president would not stand in the way. in the past, the obama administration has not embraced the idea of a short-term extension. >>> police investigating a shooting at a texas college that left three people injured, it happened at the lone star college just north of houston. authorities say it started with an argument between two men that escalated into gunfire. a student said chaos broke out quickly after. >> we heard shots, and automatically we saw students running. and we went under our desks. our teacher shut down the lights and we tried to take cover. >> both men were shot as well as a college employee caught in the cross fire. that employee is listed in stable condition. police did detain the two men. campus and several nearby schools were put on lockdown for hours. school will be back in session tomorrow, though. >>> california's approach to dealing with mental illness could be a model for the entire nation. that's the message state senate leader darrell steinberg took to washington today. he met today with aides to vice president joe bi
.s. ambassador chris stevens from the bay area. congressional republicans have accused the obama administration of ignoring signs of deteriorating security in libya so in doubt they will have many questions for secretary of state, hillary clinton, whose testimony was delayed because of medical issues. abc7 news reporter will have much more coming up in a live report next half hour. >> later today, air national guard will leave mountain view for deployment. members from the 129th recuse wing or on a mission to afghanistan. final deployment preparations are underway at 10:30 with the national guard not knowing the exact departure time. 75 citizen airmen from the bay area are leaving to provide support to our troops. >> state lawmakers in sacramento are dealing with something they are not used to, excess cash. california is expected to end this month with an extra $4 billion in income taxes. it is reported that the boom is likely because of tax changes at the state and federal level and experts say the extra income top earners made at the end of december such as bonuses and dividend payments is al
on the consulate in benghazi. congressional republicans have accused the obama administration of ignoring signs of deteriorating security in libya. four americans were killed including u.s. ambassador chris stevens from the bay area. we will have more in a live report next half hour. >> secretary of state, hillary clinton has paid east debt finally from the 2008 presidential rain. she made the final payment of $73,000 to a political advisor on december 31, the last of the campaign debt of $12 million. since she faced fundraising restrictions as secretary of state her husband, former president bill clinton, did a lost fundraising for her. >> good news and bad news for football fans who want tickets to see the super bowl in the big easy. the good news? ticket prices are cheaper than a year ago this time. the bad news? you will need a second mortgage to buy them. cornell? >> will. 49er stayed taking shape behind me and some fans, will, they are taking to desperate measures to get their way to the super bowl in new orleans. it is possible that it will cost you big time. this week, 49 season ticket
of your own kind. >> reporter: the guidelines take effect right away. the obama administration says the changes won't give students like tatiana or sam an advantage just the chance to earn a spot on the team. in washington, jaquelin fell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> on fire in midair. the weather event that caused the sparks and flames on a plane in midair with dozens of passengers on board. >> high tech violations the change apple is making with manufacturers over seas to come ply with the law. - - to comply with the law. >>> check out these pictures here. there's some dramatic pictures showing a fire burning in the engine of a passenger jet that was hit by lightning. terrified passengers watched as the sparks and flames lit the interior of a darkened cabin. it happened yesterday on a flight from istanbul. the pilot managed to land the plane safely. and turkish airlines says none of the passengers or crew on board were injured. >>> the white house disagrees with a federal appeal ruling that the president violated vacancies. the president is only allowed to do that when the u.s. senat
died in exchange for the freedom of two prominent terror suspects behind bars in the u.s. the obama administration rejected that offer. >>> at least one person is dead from an earthquake that hit western indonesia this morning, it was a magnitude 6 on the northern tip of the island of sumatra. a 9-year-old girl was found dead in the ruins of her home. several other people are hurt and power was knocked out. there was no tsunami from that quake. >>> bay area headlines now, piedmont police are searching for suspects in two violent home invasion robberies less than an hour apart. the two robberies were on opposite sides of piedmont but the same group of armed men may have been responsible. no one was seriously injured. >>> a community meeting is planned this evening to discuss the closure of a fire station in walnut creek. the contra costa county fire protection district is scrambling to cut costs and the shutdown of station 4 is part of the plan. meeting begins at 7:00 at walnut heights elementary school in walnut creek. >>> 6:11. a surfer in a tou
into such allegations. >> the u.n. probe comes as the obama administration appears to be escalating its drone warfare abroad, launching more than a dozen attacks in yemen and pakistan already this year. this week the u.s. launched at least five drone strikes in yemen in as many days, according to some reports, the latest attack mistakenly killed two children in yemen. north korea is selling to conduct further rocket launches and nuclear test and at the united states. the government issued the threat against what it calls its sworn enemy one day after the insecurity council resolution tightened sanctions in response to a north korean rocket launch last month. the u.n. resolution was approved with the backing of china, north korea's long major diplomatic ally. china is calling for a resumption of six-party talks in a bid to diffuse tensions. a former informant for the u.s. drug enforcement a ministration has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for his role in the 2008 attacks in mumbai. david headley has submitted to scouting targets for the group linked to the attacks. the group is blamed for killing
by the obama administration will be riding on it. lily is one of those. >> the idea was to have 8 people represent achievements of the first four years. goals that he has for the second four years. to be here to witness this is again, words don't describe it. we're humbled by the entire experience. we're so honored and overwhelmed with excitement. >> lily is a single mom. she works two job s and through pel grants and financial aid, her son is going to be able to attend college as well. some of the others of those co-chairs, there is a wounded warrior who is a recipient of the purple heart award and a retired nurse who is an advocate of president obama's healthcare program. a day for the people, chance for us to reflect on democracy and celebrate the second inauguration of president obama. tony, allison. >> lauren, thank you so much. check back in with you a little later. >> you are familiar with our next guest who has joined us throughout the campaign with his classroom students talking about the presidential campaign. campaign you. good friend to the broadcast. lenny, professor at amer
blamed the obama administration for failing to heed warning about threats to u=s diplomats. and for being slow to realize the attack had been planned well in advance of the unrest that was then sweeping through the arab world. the attack on the consulate comes during a night of anti-american protests in both benghazi and cairo, egypt. the crowds angry over a you tube video made in the u=s mocking the prophet mohammed. in the middle of the chaos, as many as 150 heavily armed men take position outside the benghazi compound. just before ten p=m, they begin firing rocket propelled grenades. the ambassador takes refuge in an interior safe room, along with an aide and two guards, the attackers use gasoline to set the building on fire. as the smoke grows intense, it to the roof and radio for help, but not ambassadorby one a=m, the attackers are gone. libyan civilians find stevens and rush him to a hospital. (chaos) >> pam: doctors try to revive him for 90 minutes, before pronouncing him dead of smoke inhalation. in the following days, the bodies of the four americans are returned. president obam
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the obama administration is targeting in its efforting ono gun control. >> a hearing is scheduled in san francisco this morning in connection to the murder of a suspected pimp. there are four defendants in the case. prosecutors are consolidating the four cases in to one. a 22-year-old calvin snead was killed last june. it's believed the defendants were trying to protect a 17- year-old girl suspected of prostitution. it would have the defendants are her parents. >>> sentencing scheduled for a teen accused of killing a couple who adopted him. he pled guilty to choking them to death in a fit of rage. he had been suspended for smoking marijuana. his lawyer had argued that he suffer from a disorder that affects kid whose are adopted. >>> the san jose fire department said its reported response times are likely wrong because of a data collection error. the fire department's response time goal is for firefighters to arrive with in eight minutes of a call 80% of the time. a computer error means that the department may have missed its response time goals more often than first reported. the preside
talking about the first serious piece of business the fiscal cliff, the obama administration ran it purely like a political campaign. if you heard the president's state of the union address where the vast majority of americans are worried about economic growth about job creation about these gigantic unprecedented deficits and the debt that our country has, he hardly mentioned that. >> all right, governor. >> in his inaugural dress. >> governor barbour, good to see you. >> thank you norah and charlie. >>> the nation's deep freeze is creating problems. firemen in lawrence massachusetts, had to fight two fires in the subfreezing weather, dealing with frozen hydrants and hose lines and in chicago these are new pictures of the snow as it falls on the windy city this morning. chicago is one of many places expecting a wintry mix today says meteorologist augustyniak of our minneapolis station wcco. >> the snow falling in the midwest already where chicago is getting some snow detroit is getting some snow and all in response to the warmer air which will slowly be deve
biden officially kicked off the obama administration's public push aimed at pressuring congress to enact stricter gun laws, biden held a roundtable discussion in the traditionally gun friendly area of richmond, virginia. >> we talked about the need to expand mental health capacity across the country. we talked about access, and we talked about resources. >> reporter: and in an effort to sway legislators through public pressure, organizing for action, obama's relaunched campaign arm, is sending out e-mails to supporter, writing, tell your members of congress that you want to see decisive action on this issue. in addition to 23 executive actions focused on gun safety, the president has also called for new legislation, including universal background checks, limits on high-capacity magazines and bans on assault weapons. california senator dianne feinstein proposed a ban that is more strict than the one that expired a decade ago. >> this is really an uphill road. if anyone asks today, can you win this? the answer is, we don't know. it's so up hill. >> reporter: the nation's largest gun lobby,
issue facing the obama administration. >> reporter: good morning. in his inaugural address on monday, the president signaled he intends to operate more boldly in his second term. no calls for bipartisanship. just a message for republicans he believes the election was an affirmation of his view of government. he called on his commitment to keep social programs and also invest in the future. to respond to climate change and gay rights and gun control. in the evening, the president and vice president partied at a pair of inaugural balls. and all this came as republicans in congress announced that they would hold a vote tomorrow to raise the debt limit for three months months, delaying another showdown. the president gives his state of the union speech where he'll give out more specifics of the politics he started on the inaugural. for "cbs this morning," bill plante at the white house. >> there were two official inaugural balls last night but the late hyphenate party at the white house might have been the place to be. there were blue lights in the east room. singer
years of public service and testimony. senator john mccain a vocal critic of the obama's administration's response to the attack said clinton's answers left him unsatisfied. >> the american people and the families of these four brave americans still have not gotten the answers that they deserve. >> reporter: secretary clinton connected what happened in benghazi to the rise of al qaeda in mali and the recent terror attack in algeria. right now she's making what may be her final appearance on capitol hill introducing john kerry at his confirmation hearing. he is likely to be asked how he would handle those threats as the next secretary of state. >> margaret brennan thank you. "washington post" columnist david ignatius had written extensively about the engazie attacks. good morning. >> good morning, charlie. >> we begin with the questions, whether secretary of state took responsibility, answered all the questions and put this behind her? >> she gave a good account of herself, she gave as good as she got. it was an intense session. i think on the sound
experienced a mass shootings. it is part of his administration's plans to address gun violence. obama is dry attention to the origins of 2012 including the police chiefs from or colorado, oak creek wisconsin, and in town conn. as president joe biden will be in the meeting held at the white house. >> a full update of traffic and 45 degrees is san mateo. we will be back. [ femafele ann aouncernc this tes tt papepa behavehas likeli the shefaa of you yr skinsk now watcwah whatwhoap oaes test ♪ soapso striptryouryokini dove is idifferfft. with 1/4 1 moistoiizinizcrear dovedo doesnoe str s your ski sn likelioap.oa >> following news out of the midwest. philadelphia reporting ninth minute delays at the airport this morning. travel in and out of this area will be trouble today. parts of the great lakes area you can see snow falling as well as in new york and boston. the peak here is the freezing rains. we are concerned about that as well. the good news out of this system as it is fairly fast moving. by tomorrow morning it should be out of their but travel delays are expected for much of the north
. >>> the obama administration's fight for gun control is hitting the road on friday. vice president joe biden heads to the staunch ly pro-gun state of virginia and today he will take to the internet to take questions how to reduce gun violence speaking to the public on a live streaming google chat. >>> female smokers today have a higher risk of dying from lung cancer than several decades ago. in a study out by the new england journal of medicine, researchers are finding women are smoking more and starting younger patterns that mirror the smoking habit of younger counterparts. women have caught up with men in the risk of deaths of smoking related sickness. 18% of american women are smokers. >>> cnbc mary thompson of the new york stock exchange, look likes a rough day ahead for aping, right? >> it certainly could be. apple shipped a record 7.8 million iphones in the last quarter given wall street was expecting it to sell 50 million, its shares drop 10% after-hours after reporting quarterly results which failed to impress, profits flat and sales came below estimates for the third straight quarte
. the violence is up more than 50 people dead since friday. >> today president obama will meet with police chiefs from three communities that have experience mass shootings. art of his administration's push to address gun violence. obama is drawing attention to the worse shootings of 2012, in buying the police chiefs from all rock, colorado oak creek, wisconsin and new town, conn. vice-president joe biden will also be in the meeting held at the white house. >> the senate is scheduled to vote today on more than $50 billion in aid to north is the state's battered by october's super storm. >> this is video of the damage. the senate approved a 60 billion a package for the hard-hit region and lights odecember in late decemb >> but the house speaker john boehner scrapped a vote on the bill before the clock ran out on the last congress on january 1st. >> we're watching wall street this morning, with opening bell at 6:38 a.m.. u.s. stocks are light changed right nowlittle changed. investors will get smothered by a string of economic smoke signals this week, starting with demand for big-ticket u.s.-made g
gun policy agenda if richmond with other administration officials. biden is following up on president obama's policy agenda announced last week from recommendations provided by the gun violence task force spearheaded by biden in the wake of the sandy hook elementary school shootings. >> thousands of abortion opponents hold a march in washington, dc, in 3 1/2 hours, the demonstration coincides with the 40th anniversary of roe vs. wade, the supreme court decision that legalized abortion. the rally includes prayers in front of the supreme court building with a speech from former republican presidential candidate santorum. >> in a few hours, state senator hill will have a bill on responding to mountain lions. it is reported it would require wardens to use nonlethal methods unless there is desire threat and allows state, fish and wildlife officials to work with while hive groups do capture the animals. in december there was public criticism after a warden shot and killed two cubs on the porch of a home. they weighed only 13 to 14 pounds. >> are we checking, now, with the weather? >> time f
. his anger was fueled over a tuition refund. >>> president obama and joe biden are sitting down with communities across the country impacted by mass shootings last year. this is the a of the administration's -- this is part of the administration's push to curb gun violence. this includes aurora, colorado, oak creek, wisconsin and newtown, connecticut. the president says he wants to hear from them as he tries to convince congress to pass gun legislation. >> i'm looking forward to a robust conversation. i know that this is not a shy group, mannly because they are dealing with the life-and-death situations every day. >> the senate is set to hold its first meeting on wednesday on gun control measures. the nra is -- the nra is vowing to defeat the man. >>> scientists at lawrence livermore lab are designing a high-tech suit that protects the wearer against chemical or biological attacks. the scientists are calling it the second skin. it's a fabric featuring microscopic tubes that can transform from a breathable state to a shield that blocks tiny molecules. >>> could be another couple
reform. >>> time now 4:45. and today president obama will also meet with police chiefs from three communities that experienced mass shootings last year. it's part of his administration push to address gun violence. the communities invited include aurora, colorado. oak creek, wisconsin where six people died in a sikh temple assault. and newtown, connecticut where 26 people were killed. >>> a report this morning says japan's government eased its safety standards to help fast track the boeing 787 which is now grounded. japan's two biggest airlines pressed the tokyo government. japanese companies also supplied one-third of the components of the dream liner and today the joint u.s. and japanese information into the battery fires shifts its focus to the company that makes the battery monitoring system. >>> time is 4:46. east bay restaurant is serving up har-burgers ahead of sundays big game. they created these. you can see them. on the left is the san francisco jim-bo. it's a double beef burger which is the taller of the two. and on the right the baltimore johnny boy. turkey burger name
to dismiss hundreds of criminal cases. today president obama will meet with police chiefs from three communities that have experienced a mass shootings. as part of his administration's push to address gun violence. obama is drawing attention to the were shootings of 2012 and biting the police from aurora, colorado, oak creek wisconsin, and new town conn. as president joe biden will be at the meeting held in the white house. >> a live look at the mt. tam cam, a beautiful looking shot. a little windy and we will be back with more weather traffic in news in just a moment. well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for 1 year when you bundle tv and internet. rethink possible. >> this morning authorities are beginning to work of the crime task of identifying the
a letter urging president obama to commute the sentence. >> it is terribly ironic that in an administration that outlawed the use of torture for interrogating detainees, the only person going to prison is the person who spoke out against torture. >> reporter: joining others who say kiriakou is being used as an example for an administration determined to crack down on leaks. andrea mitchell, nbc, washington. >> john kiria kchkou is joining. good morning. good to see you. >> thank you for having me. >> some say you betrayed your former colleagues in order to sell books and get a consulting firm going. others say you were wrongly convicted. >> i wear this conviction as a badge of honor because it's not about leaking. this case was about torture from the very beginning. if every cia officer or former cia officer was prosecuted for referring a reporter to a former colleague for an interview, prisons would be bursting with cia agents. >> let me stop you right there. you acknowledged, you pleaded guilty and you admitted you identified a cia officer who was, in fact, convert. that's against the law
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